We are more than the sum of our circumstances. E. Matthews

by Tony Waghorn – theeruditefrog

Isn’t it interesting that a simple metaphor can evoke a number of ideas within us that moves us, intrigues us, and impacts the way we think? A positive aspect of a common aphorism is that when we consider, even if only for a moment or two, a possible meaning beyond the words, we will realize that our lives were meant to be much more than what we see every day. Circumstances can build, bend, or break a weak spirit, and what’s amazing is we have 100% control as to how we allow our present circumstances to impact our future. So the question becomes, ‘now that you know that…what are you going to do about it?